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Stories from Friday, October 5, 2012

The Times' straw poll results are in (10/05/12)
For two weeks, online readers have been able to participate in a non-scientific straw poll at www.thebraziltimes.com. The poll was officially closed at 1:15 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5. Straw polls provide important interactive dialogue among movements within large groups, reflecting trends like organization and motivation...
Harvest Hoedown coming soon (10/05/12)
The Clay County Community Foundation will sponsor its fifth Harvest Hoedown from 4:30-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. All proceeds from the event will go to benefit the Clay County Community Foundation. "We use the money in part for our operating expenses and also for our grant making activities," Foundation President Paul Sinders said...
Pet Idol Winners! (10/05/12)
Owner Paul Redenbarger, 87, stands with his dog, Snuffy III. Snuffy was one of two winners in the 2012 Brazil Times' Pet Idol Contest. Redenbarger said he planned to donate his winnings to the Clay County Humane Society. Snuffy is a rescue.
Local attorney runs for judge in election (10/05/12)
Running for judge of the superior court in the upcoming election, Robert Pell (R), Brazil, has many goals for the position if elected. "I have wanted to be judge for a long time, and it was always a career goal of mine," Pell said. "I have a way I think things should be done."...
No Paper Monday (10/05/12)
In observance of Columbus Day, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. However, The Times will publish a newspaper Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. For more information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed Monday (10/05/12)
The Clay County Commissioners recently announced the Clay County Courthouse, Highway Department, Soil and Water Conservation Office, Extension Office and Health Department will all be closed Monday, Oct. 8, in observance of Columbus Day. All offices will reopen on Tuesday at their normal times...
Community Dinner (10/05/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will host a community dinner at the Staunton Community Center Friday, Oct. 26, from 4-7 p.m. The meal will consist of ham and beans, cornbread, fried potatoes, desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children...
Applications to be accepted for pageant (10/05/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Applications are being accepted for the Miss Crossroads to America and the Miss Crossroads Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageants, which will take place in Terre Haute, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Historic Hippodrome/Scottish Rite Auditorium...
Volunteers Needed (10/05/12)
Volunteers are needed to take veterans in the community to the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, or to one of their Community Based Outpatient Clinics. Those interested are encouraged to contact Michael R. Holland, Clay County Veterans Service Office, at 448-9015...
City Fire Department to flush hydrants (10/05/12)
The Brazil Fire Department began conducting fire hydrant flushing and testing Wednesday, Oct. 3, and will continue through Oct. 12. Flushing started on the north east side of the city at United States 40 near First Financial Bank east branch. Water discoloration in homes could occur as a result and department officials stated residents should use precautions when doing laundry...
Reunions (10/05/12)
Burk-Taylor Family Reunion The Burk-Taylor family reunion will take place Oct. 14, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Fowler Park Meeting Barn -- the same meeting place as in previous years. Meat will be provided. Those attending are asked to bring side dishes, desserts and table service...
Community Notes (10/05/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Heavy Trash Notice The Brazil City Garage recently notified The Brazil Times that throughout the month of October, heavy trash pickup will take place. The following will be days for routes:...
Graves to perform in Terre Haute Oct. 16 (10/05/12)
LifeStyle Music, 503 W. Honey Creek Dr., Terre Haute, will host Lori Graves in concert Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. Graves, a world-renowned artist, is known for her technical prowess. She started her musical journey on the organ at the age of 5 while growing up in the western suburbs of Chicago...
Church News (10/05/12)
Union United Methodist Church It's time for revival. If you can say that you haven't been to a revival in a month of Sundays, then we've got just what you need. This Sunday, and each of the Sundays in October, we are holding our revival, beginning at 6 p.m., each Sunday evening...
Knights' offense stalls as Vikings win in shutout (10/05/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The West Vigo Vikings remained in the hunt for a conference title Friday night by blanking visiting Northview 12-0 in cold, rainy conditions. The win halted a three-game winning streak by the Knights in the series...
Staunton Scene (10/05/12)
The Lady Volunteers of the Staunton Community Center are sponsoring a craft fair Saturday, Nov. 17. The cost to set up is $15 if you use one of the center's tables, or $10 if you provide your own table. To reserve a spot or get more information, call Anita Ave at 448-3023...
Harriett L. (Burns) (Martin) Lucas (10/05/12)
Harriett L. (Burns) (Martin) Lucas, 91, Dugger, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. She was born in Vigo County, Ind., on April 3, 1921, to Joseph Louderback and Ella Mae Burns. Harriett married John Martin Jr., on Oct. 4, 1941. Following John's death in 1980, she later met and married Stanley Lucas...
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